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Snap Fitness continues its rapid global expansion with a move into Hong Kong and Taiwan

10/24/2017

Confirming a master agreement has been signed with a partner in the two countries

 

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (October 24, 2017) — Snap Fitness, the world’s premier 24/7 fitness brand, has reached another milestone in demonstrating its commitment to growth by expanding further into Asia and announcing the signing of a master franchise agreement in Hong Kong and Taiwan, with the first club set to open in early 2018.

 

Snap Fitness is partnering with experienced business leader Danny Diab, Managing Director of Hong Kong based Fitness Brands Limited, to continue its global expansion of the brand. Diab brings over 29 years of business and franchising experience to the partnership. He is a recognized leader in the Quick Service Restaurant industry, and has many years of experience in marketing, supply chain and developing and operating multi-site franchise businesses. The first Snap Fitness club will open in Hong Kong with plans to ramp up development in both Countries to meet growing demand.

 

“I have been a part of many exciting opportunities and none have inspired and excited me like this one.” I welcome the opportunity to help improve the wellness of the people in Hong Kong and Taiwan”, Diab says.  “It is rare to find a business that combines a dynamic brand in a fast-growing industry which has at its core the health and wellbeing of its customers. I am confident that the people in Hong Kong and Taiwan will embrace Snap Fitness and make our brand a part of their lives.”

 

In the last five years, Snap Fitness has signed 26 countries for Snap Fitness expansion, establishing a strong foothold in each of these markets. The brand is currently in negotiations to sign master franchise agreements for more countries in 2018.

 

“We’ve been thinking about expanding into Hong Kong and Taiwan for a while,” says Peter Taunton, founder of Snap Fitness and CEO of Lift Brands. “When the opportunity to work with Diab presented itself, we knew now was the time. We’re delighted to welcome him to the Snap Fitness team.”

 

About Snap Fitness

 

With 2,500 clubs open or in development in 26 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

Snap Fitness to Develop Custom Signature Clubs with Superstar Tim McGraw

08/23/2017

McGraw aims to help people achieve their health and wellness goals

 

CHANHASSEN, Minn., August 23, 2017 — Fitness industry leader, Snap Fitness, has partnered with Tim McGraw, Grammy Award-winning country music icon and acclaimed actor, to create a line of signature fitness clubs. McGraw and Snap Fitness, a 24/7 fitness club with locations across the nation and around the world, announced a two-year partnership that includes special fitness activities and the development of several custom-designed, Snap Fitness gyms called TRU MAV Signature Clubs.

McGraw’s signature clubs will be customized to reflect his straightforward, independent style and hometown values. Plans for the clubs include custom equipment and workout programs based on McGraw’s own workout routines and music. McGraw uses his fitness regime to help meet the rigorous demands of his tour schedule.

“Fitness and healthy living are a key part of my music and life,” said McGraw. At 49, the well- toned, high-energy celebrity has won three Grammy Awards and sold 45 million records in his groundbreaking career. He sings the praises of regular workouts – and wants more people to have that opportunity, too.

“Physical fitness is something I value – it can help you live your best life,” said McGraw. “Working out becomes a habit when it’s an easy part of everyday life, and that’s why I’m partnering with Snap Fitness. These gyms will help folks who are short on time find their fit. They’re encouraging communities that support people who are working toward their own fitness goals.”

“Tim’s passion for helping people get healthy is authentic to his core,” said Peter Taunton, founder of Snap Fitness. “His values align with ours: to help people achieve their health and wellness goals. Having Tim’s involvement will help encourage and motivate more people to start exercising and pay better attention to their health and well-being.”

For more information on Snap Fitness, visit www.snapfitness.com and follow Tim McGraw at www.timmcgraw.com.

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 19 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments and world-class support.

 

About Tim McGraw:

Tim McGraw has sold more than 50 million records and dominated the charts with 43 worldwide #1 singles. He's won three Grammy Awards, 16 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, 11 American Music Awards, three People's Choice Awards and numerous other honors. His iconic career achievements include being named the BDS Radio’s Most Played Artist of the Decade for all music genres and having the Most Played Song of the Decade for all music genres with “Something Like That.” He is the most played country artist since his debut in 1992, with two singles spending over 10 weeks at #1 (“Live Like You Were Dying” and “Over and Over”). His recent multi-week number 1 single and video “Humble and Kind,” off his album “Damn Country Music” won multiple awards at the CMA Awards, American Music Awards and Grammy Awards. His critically acclaimed acting skills were highlighted in the award-winning movies “Friday Night Lights” and “The Blind Side.” Tim recently starred in and narrated the smash hit movie “The Shack.” He is currently on tour with his wife, Faith Hill, on their record-setting Soul2Soul World Tour 2017.

 

Snap Fitness 'What's Your Fit?' Campaign Inspires Communities to Reach Fitness Goals

08/01/2017

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (August, 1, 2017) Snap Fitness, the world’s premier 24/7 fitness brand, announces the launch of their anticipated national campaign, ‘What’s Your Fit?’.

 

News of this campaign reflects the brand’s commitment and expertise to inspire communities and encourage individuals to reach their unique fitness goals in a supportive and results-driven culture.

 

Each month Snap Fitness will feature four new Fit Focus workouts that correlates with that month’s theme. Expert trainers created these workouts, designing each so everyone can try new exercises and discover their fit.

 

As part of ‘What’s Your Fit?’, clubs across the country will participate in hosting Free Fit Saturday.  Every second Saturday of the month, clubs will be open to anyone looking to try the Fit Focus workout of the month.

 

”What’s special about this campaign is the amazing opportunity we’re providing communities to be part of a healthy, supportive culture. We’ve also created great workouts, designed for all fitness levels and are proud to offer them for free.  We’re confident people will love them, add them to their routine and help individuals reach their goals,” says Peter Taunton, founder of Snap Fitness and CEO of Lift Brands.”

 

‘What’s Your Fit?’ emphasizes Snap Fitness’ health-minded culture, supportive community that helps individuals reach goals and find their fit. The brand became an industry leader through a dedicated approach to offer members more value than other health clubs and What’s Your Fit?’ exemplifies this commitment.

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

SNAP FITNESS ANNOUNCES MAJOR INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION IN SIX COUNTRIES ACROSS ASIA

07/11/2017

Snap Fitness Signs Master Agreement for Countries; Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

 

CHANHASSEN, Minn. ( July 11, 2017) — Snap Fitness, the world’s premier 24/7 fitness brand, announces a master franchise agreement with one of South Asia’s largest chain of health clubs, Talwalkars Better Value Fitness, Ltd.

 

Known as Talwalkars, this partnership will bring Snap Fitness to Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

 

Today’s news reflects the fitness provider’s exceptional growth in the U.S. and internationally. In the last five years, Snap Fitness has signed master franchise agreements for 24 countries, and created partnerships with nationally recognized brands and public figures.

 

“Our goal is to make world-class fitness offerings accessible to everyone,” says Peter Taunton, founder of Snap Fitness and CEO of Lift Brands. “We are looking forward to working with Talwalkars, fitness pioneers in India across the Asian market and raise awareness on the importance of exercise and health across the growing market in this part of the world.”

 

With over 211 locations in 85 cities, Talwalkars has an exceptional track-record of bringing fitness to new markets. They grew their membership base in India to over 200,000 members. Factoring their strong background of introducing fitness clubs to new markets and Snap Fitness’ global presence, the brand is expected to experience exceptional growth in Asia.

 

“We are excited at partnering with Snap Fitness in our quest to transition from a largely Indian company to a global one. We are happy to be working together with the world’s largest franchise based fitness brand and Peter Taunton one of the legends in the fitness industry globally,” says Prashant Talwalkar, MD and CEO of Talwalkars. 

 

Globally recognized for changing lives through a results-driven culture, Snap Fitness’ arrival is highly anticipated by these markets. The announcement shows the brands’ continued upward trajectory and with plans in place to enter new markets across the globe in 2018, there’s no sign of Snap Fitness slowing down.

 

About Snap Fitness

 

With 2,500 clubs open or in development in 24 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

 

About Talwalkars Better Value Fitness, Ltd.

Talwalkars Better Value Fitness Limited is India's largest fitness chains with 211 gyms and studios in 85 cities. They offer a diverse set of fitness services with an aim to help members reach their goals.

SNAP FITNESS SIGNS MASTER FRANCHISE AGREEMENT FOR INDONESIA

05/22/2017

Snap Fitness now has clubs open or in development in 19 countries 

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (May 22, 2017) — Snap Fitness continues its dynamic global expansion with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for Indonesia, where it will begin operating later in 2017.

 

The company’s expansion into Indonesia is being hailed as another example of the universal appeal of its results-driven culture and passionate consumer advocacy. Indonesia marks the 19th country in the company’s global expansion.

 

“When we started back in 2003, our goal was to make world-class fitness offerings accessible to everyone,” said Peter Taunton, founder of Snap Fitness and CEO of Lift Brands. “With this latest expansion into Indonesia, our vision continues to come true.”

 

The company’s partner in Indonesia will be Herman Susanto, who enters the agreement with long-standing business relationships across the country.

 

 

“As the master franchisee, I am overjoyed to bring the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise to Indonesia,” said Herman Susanto, who has been a master licensee of ActionCOACH Indonesia for more than 15 years. “We believe that the concept will go far toward improving the health of so many Indonesians, which has long been my life’s work.” 

 

Snap Fitness has continued their upward trajectory and world-wide growth with the master franchise agreement with Indonesia. The brand is far from done expanding and will continue to explore opportunities to sign master agreements across the globe.

 

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 19 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.

SNAP FITNESS TRANSFORMS THE INDUSTRY WITH CLUBS IN SAUDI ARABIA

01/30/2017

Saudi Arabia Signs Master Franchise Agreement with Snap Fitness

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (January 30, 2017) — Snap Fitness, continues their upward trajectory and world-wide growth with the announcement of a master franchise agreement for Saudi Arabia. Plans are to aggressively enter the market the first club opening in the third quarter of 2017.

 

The global brands growth into Saudi Arabia is being viewed as a game-changer for bringing this underserved market a fitness provider that is widely recognized for their results-driven culture and countless member success stories. 

 

“We couldn’t be more excited to give this community an opportunity to get their health and wellness on track. We’re also fortunate to have Fahad Al-Damegh leading our brand in Saudi Arabia,” said Steele Smiley, Lift Brands Chief Development Officer.

 

In Saudi Arabia, Al-Damegh has been a leader the industrial industry growth for 25 years and enters the agreement with long-standing business relationships across the country. As president of the Addamegh Group, the company has become the largest compressed air technologies provider in Saudi Arabia.

 

“As the Master Franchisee, we are honored and excited to bring the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise Snap Fitness to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” said Fahad Al-Damegh, President of Addamegh Group. “The Kingdom enjoys a thriving fitness market, and we are very optimistic about the opportunity to grow the brand across the country, and to be among the first to inaugurate officially licensed female fitness centers, in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program (NTP) to achieve widespread participation in sports and athletic opportunities and to increase women’s access to sports and exercise.”

 

He added, “We believe that the Snap Fitness concept will revolutionize the fitness industry in the Kingdom by combining both exercise and entertainment aspects to create a unique, first-of-its-kind experience in the GCC region, as witnessed by the brand’s excellent track record in USA, Egypt and many other countries, driven by the commitment to maintain the highest standards of quality.” 

 

The announcement of the master franchise agreement in Saudi Arabia is part of Snap Fitness’ continued global growth and creating a strong foothold in new markets. In the past five years, they’ve signed 18 master franchise agreements around the world and are far from done expanding with plans in place to enter new markets in 2017.

 

About Snap Fitness

With 2,000 clubs open or in development in 18 countries, Snap Fitness is the world’s premier 24/7 fitness franchise. Founded in 2003 by Peter Taunton, Snap Fitness provides entrepreneurs an exciting business opportunity with turnkey systems, financing options with low investments, and world-class support.